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Love remembered and consecrated by grief belongs, more clearly than the happy intercourse of friends, to the eternal world; it has proved itself stronger than…
Faith always contains an element of risk, of venture; and we are impelled to make the venture by the affinity and attraction which we feel…
The proper time to influence the character of a child is about a hundred years before he is born.
To marry is to get a binocular view of life.
A cat can be trusted to purr when she is pleased, which is more than can be said for human beings.
It was said that Mr. Gladstone could persuade most people of most things, and himself of anything.
The wise man is he who knows the relative value of things.
Man, as we know him, is a poor creature; he is halfway between an ape and a god and he is travelling in the right…
Don’t get up from the feast of life without paying for your share of it.
The object of studying philosophy is to know one’s own mind, not other people’s.
Let none of us delude himself by supposing that honesty is always the best policy. It is not.
We tolerate shapes in human beings that would horrify us if we saw them in a horse.
Action is the normal completion of the act of will which begins as prayer. That action is not always external, but it is always some…
The soul is dyed with the color of its leisure thoughts.
All faith consists essentially in the recognition of a world of spiritual values behind, yet not apart from, the world of natural phenomena.
Bereavement is the sharpest challenge to our trust in God; if faith can overcome this, there is no mountain which it cannot remove.
The wisdom of the wise is an uncommon degree of common sense.
If the universe is running down like a clock, the clock must have been wound up at a date which we could name if we…
Faith is an act of rational choice, which determines us to act as if certain things were true, and in the confident expectation that they…
Democracy is only an experiment in government, and it has the obvious disadvantage of merely counting votes instead of weighing them.
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